My name’s Larry and I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been going to meetings for the entire 27 years I’ve been sober, and I want to share a story about one of my all-time favorites. A few months ago, a group mostly in early sobriety started a late-night meeting at 11:15 p.m. on Friday nights at Fellowship
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The following story was originally published on Jason F. Wright’s blog in 2015 and has been republished here with permission. On Thanksgiving night in 2008, Taylor Richards of Sandy, Utah, sat in his dark car a few miles from his parents’ home. He was exhausted, cold, 25 years old, and a raging alcoholic. He was
Hi, my name is Kristine and I am an alcoholic. My journey in AA has been a series of lessons. Lessons of growth, through hardships and triumphs. My sponsor always used to tell me that in order to continue to learn and grow in recovery I would need to challenge myself to learn new things.
We had a great time at Recovery Day on Saturday, September 14th. Recovery Day celebrates many paths to recovery from alcohol and substance abuse, and Central Office showed up to join the festivities. We set up a table with meeting schedules, pamphlets, prayer cards, and even got to give away a little Big Book to
My name is Bryan and I’ve got problems. Yes, I shy away from labels. It’s not that I’m not an alcoholic; that label certainly applies. I am one of those blessed people who are all of the “ics” or “icts”. So yes, my name is Bryan, and I’ve got problems. More importantly I’m looking for
I really liked reading the letter last month written by Bill W. about emotional sobriety. I’m grateful AA has evolved to the point where we understand the process not only helps us stay sober, but can help us be happy. I’ve experienced the phenomenon of being “stark raving sober”. It can feel almost worse than